Theft of sheep from Marton cum Grafton, near Boroughbridge
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Police are appealing for witnesses and information about the theft of 64 sheep from a field located off the A168 at Marton cum Grafton, near Boroughbridge.
It happened between 5pm on 27 April 2022 and 7am the following day. Stolen were 48 ewes in lamb (39 Beltex and 9 Bleu du Maine) and 16 hoggs (all Beltex, young sheep aged 9-18 months) - with a total value of tens of thousands of pounds.
They were stolen from a field on Legram Lane. It is believed a wagon would have been used to take the sheep.
Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, they are appealing for information about any wagons in the vicinity in the early hours of 28 April, or anything else that may assist with the investigation.
Anyone with information should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Chloe Kinnear. You can also email [email protected]
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220071650.